Day’s End and Night Watch

Have to confess I am still angry about Romney’s welfare ad and the mendacity and hatefulness it reflects, but two posts a day on this one topic are probably enough, so I’ll await the next development. Here are some remains of the day:

* I knew Romney was aligning himself with the Israeli Right, but this is ridiculous: Buzzfeed’s Zeke Miller reports Mitt attacked the Kibbutz movement at a Chicago fundraiser.

* If the Georgia transportation sales tax referenda I wrote about briefly here interests you, I’ve got a long take up at the TNR site, emphasizing the national implications.

* At Ten Miles Square, Aaron Carroll demolishes bad-faith attacks on Medicaid.

* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer mulls the demise of Summer Pell Grants.

* PPP has new polling showing Obama still ahead in NC and CO.

And in non-political news:

* Some thoughts on the relationship of college football and television, via my favorite sports blogger.

We’ll have Missouri Primary results in the morning, along with whatever fresh horror the campaign advertising world offers.


Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.